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Communication Strategies Training

A tremendous aid to communication as a whole is the ability to use the strategies available to you when you are communicating.Knowing about communication strategies will assist you in planning for a communication situation ahead of time.Maintaining successful communication and knowing how to appropriately repair breakdowns in conversations when they occur are also an important part of this area.Having some idea of how to adjust your environment to promote good and successful communication is an essential part of this therapy.

  • Anticipatory strategies (strategies to plan for more effective communication encounters)
  • Maintenance and repair strategies (strategies to keep conversation going and repair communication breakdowns when they occur)
  • Environmental strategies (methods for evaluating and modifying the effect of the environment on communication)